Almotamar.net - The Cement National Company of Hayel Saeed Anam Group on Sunday opens the cement factory it has built in Lahj governorate. Investment Director General in the governorate Nazieh al-Shaabi said the opening of the plant comes as part of the investment strategic projects that are expected to meet the shortage in need of cement in the market.
He pointed out that the plant is to produce 1.6 million tons annually with investment cost of $250 million and would provide 800 jobs. The plant would help fill part of the marketing gap in the local market estimated at 5 million tons a year.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Eng. Hisham Sharaf and Minister of Agriculture Ghazi Al-Ahwal met on Tuesday with the Resident Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Sana'a Dr. Salah El Hajj.
The meeting reviewed aspects of cooperation between Yemen and FAO, especially with regard to the food security situation in Yemen.